Examining the U.S.-Germany Relationship
Ben Casnocha: The Blog
JULY 20, 2015
Last week I participated in the Young Leaders Conference in Berlin, sponsored by the American Council on Germany. Ambassador to Germany, and other officials. ” Today, the answer appears to be clear: Germany. During the Greek crisis, it was Germany dictating the terms.
UK and Germany driving growth in European venture
The Equity Kicker
MARCH 18, 2015
I’m sure there are lots of reasons for this, but an important one is political support. The UK government has done a great job of supporting the UK startup ecosystem over the last few years, most notably through tax incentives for investors. Startup general interest
Germany Figured Out the Single Best Way to Get People to Recycle
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Seems like we've been approaching this all wrong. How did we miss this, America
399 scale-ups in UK, 208 in Germany, 205 in France
The Equity Kicker
JULY 6, 2015
The Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) just published their SEP Monitor: From Unicorns to Reality. There’s a wealth of good data there on fundraising in different categories split by geography.
The Top 3 Hardware Startups in Sports Technology from the ISPO Conference in Munich, Germany
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Here are the Top 3 Hardware Startups in Sports Technology - all nominated for awards at the ISPO Conference in Munich, Germany
Scoopshot Expands Into Germany
APRIL 3, 2013
Now Scoopshot has added WAZ , Germany's largest regional newspaper, and has seen a nice amount of traction already. Maybe on my next trip to Germany then Scoopshot is one of my favorite startups to watch in Finland. I'm a news junkie and it's a service that just seems like it should be plugged in everywhere. The concept is pretty simple.
What U.S. Companies Can Learn From Germany's Apprenticeship Program
JANUARY 18, 2014
Like hundreds of government-funded vocational schools in Germany, Berufskolleg Wittengenstin (BKW) should intrigue anyone frustrated by turnover and skills gaps. German schools produce workers custom-trained for employers'' needs.
[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
and in front of Germany, France and Japan. Others China education education system France Germany government expenditure Japan Russia students United States
Episode 24: Profit First In Germany With Benita Königbauer
APRIL 20, 2015
Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Show Summary.
One easy step to plug into 'difficult' markets and world class mentors: Apply to Wayra Germany
APRIL 29, 2015
Editor's note: This article was written for Wayra Germany , but it looks like a great program. But to get access to these markets, knowledge, and follow on funding it makes sense to subscribe to Wayra Germany’s newsletter today or connect on Facebook , and fill in your application today. "If
Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace
How to Change the World
APRIL 19, 2015
These are pictures from my trip to the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace in Germany. It is one of the finest examples of baroque architecture in Germany. The post Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace appeared first on Guy Kawasaki. Life Travel
Germany Orders Facebook to Stop WhatsApp Data Sharing
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
German data protection authorities ruled Facebook did not have a 'legal basis' to get WhatsApp user information
Spoiler - Germany wins again
JULY 14, 2014
Along with those entries from Finland and Estonia, there were also pitches from Germany, UK, Austria, Spain and France. The overall winner was Testfabrik from Germany. The fourth round of the EIT ICT Labs ‘ Idea Challenge ’ was recently held in Rennes, France.
The Leadership Qualities That Made Angela Merkel Time's Person of the Year
DECEMBER 9, 2015
As Germany's Chancellor since 2005, Merkel has proven to be a master of leading from behind--and taking bold stands
Wrapp Gears Up To Take On Germany
APRIL 2, 2012
Wrapp is gearing up to take on Germany, the home of Rocket Internet and the Samwer Brothers. I’m now meeting Germany’s top merchants with our chairman Fabian Mansson – the former CEO of global retailer H&M and U.S.
Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice
Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook
OCTOBER 2, 2011
Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Creativity and Self-Expression Inspirational Jack's Notebook Public Speaking Alf Red Austria Creativity Follow the Weasel Germany Innovation“Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice.” ” Gregg Fraley Yes, that’s my quote, and what this post is all about today. I’m writing this piece to co-publish on a cool new blog called Follow the Weasel.
How This $750 Million Shaving Startup Cuts Through the Competition
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
This shaving startup's bet on a nearly 100-year-old factory in Germany helped it move from e-commerce to retail
Spotify Launched In Germany Without Large Group Of Copyright Holders
MARCH 16, 2012
GigaOm reports that Spotify launched in Germany this past week without backing of GEMA , the German Society of Administration of Copyrights. The press release seemed to even downplay the Deezer agreement and posture for Spotify saying, "[the agreement] clearly leads the way for foreign services like Deezer to launch its services in a strong and mature market such as Germany.". Spotify has released an statement saying “Spotify offers a legal service in Germany.
Ride the Wave
Version One Ventures
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
I was 16 and living in (West) Germany when the wall was torn down. The reunification that followed less than a year later brought tremendous optimism to Germany. News Berlin Wall Career Germany Internet In the course of your career or start-up, nothing is more powerful than catching a big wave at the right time. I was reminded of this as we celebrated the 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th.
Germany Continues to Resist Company with Most German-Sounding Name Ever
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Uber''s uphill battle in Germany just got a little steeper
Ruling: Uber Cannot Operate in Germany
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Weeks after Uber was barred from operating in Berlin, a court extended that ruling to the entire country
Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
At the W Hotel in downtown Austin the focus was on the high tech region of Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday evening. John Steen, Texas Secretary of State, and 20 people […] The post Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany appeared first on SiliconHills.
Why Getting a German Driver's License Was One of the Hardest Things I've Ever Done
DECEMBER 31, 2016
The driving exam in Germany is no joke
General Assembly's Co-Founder on His Company's Biggest Expansion Mistake
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
One year after launching, General Assembly opened up a campus in Germany. Co-founderBrad Hargreavesexplainswhy it was a big mistake, and what other entrepreneurs canlearn from it
How This Startup Became the Warby Parker of Shaving
APRIL 29, 2016
The co-founders of New York City's e-commerce startup Harry's are taking an unconventional path to category disruption--purchasing a nearly century-old factory in Germany
Interview with Stephan Sieber, CEO of Unit4
JUNE 22, 2016
He joined the company in 2014, after over more than a decade at SAP, including Managing Director of SAP Switzerland and Chief Operating Officer of the region DACH (Germany, Switzerland. Stephan Sieber took over as CEO of Unit4 in April.
The One Word That Can Help Preserve Work-Life Balance
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Germany may pass an anti-stress law. But honoring workers'' personal lives is already part of its small-company DNA
Hailo and MyTaxi
A VC : Venture Capital and Technology
JULY 26, 2016
MyTaxi operates in Germany, Australia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. Andrew Pinnington, the current CEO of Hailo, will become the CEO of MyTaxi and the company will consolidate its operations in Hamburg Germany. The news broke this morning that our portfolio company Hailo is combining forces with MyTaxi. The combined company, which will operate under the MyTaxi brand, will be the dominant taxi hailing app in Western Europe.
Americans Still Believe in the Power of Entrepreneurship
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
has significantly more faith in small business than countries like China and Germany, a recent study finds The U.S.
Pokemon Go Sparks Airport-Related Warnings in Germany
AUGUST 15, 2016
Worries include people dodging security checks as they go after their virtual quarry
US congressmen in Germany to meet Americans released by Iran
Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News
JANUARY 18, 2016
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) — A North Carolina congressman and two others traveled Monday to the medical center in Germany where three Americans, released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap, are being tre
METAL MONDAY: Stampede by Accept
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Music Accept Blind Rage Germany metal Metal Monday music power metal Stampede Stampede. METAL MONDAY: Stampede by Accept – There are some bands that will never die. Despite “farewell tours” and official disbanding announcements and irreconcilable differences between band members, some bands are simply indestructible. That is Accept in a nutshell, the godfathers of German power metal that not only influences, but made the genre.
emergentfutures: Hamburg Germany hoping to be car free within.
FEBRUARY 15, 2014
emergentfutures : Hamburg Germany hoping to be car free within 20 years. Hamburg City Council has disclosed ambitious plans to divert most cars away from its main thoroughfares in twenty years.
Amazon's 'Prime Day' Promises 'More Deals Than Black Friday'
JULY 6, 2015
Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria The e-commerce retailer plans to offer thousands of deals on July 15 in the nine countries that have the Prime loyalty program, including the U.S.,
ROCK GERMANY: Balls to the Wall by Accept - By electing to do a.
OCTOBER 25, 2012
ROCK GERMANY: Balls to the Wall by Accept - By electing to do a week highlighting rock music from Germany, you are either choosing industrial/trance or metal. There is a rich musical scene in Germany, but the acts that broke big outside the country were in one of those two genres. music metal Accept Balls to the Wall Germany speed metal
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged while on trip to Germany
Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News
JUNE 17, 2015
asked his longtime girlfriend to marry him while the pair vacationed in Germany to research his family history Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Deutsche Bank Jitters (Sept. 29, 2016)
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Personally I don't see it (Germany will save them no problem at all), and DB's credits have been in question for years. Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank 2016 Germany Global Banking Hedge Funds Investment BankingDeutsche Bank is back in the spotlight with everyone screaming for their demise. However, I would not take bets on the securities, at this point. Safe sailing DB. Your research holds a special place in my economic heart.
My Last Post About This Election – Don’t Waste Your Vote
NOVEMBER 5, 2016
My grandparents came here from Russia and Germany in the early 1900’s. I am a son of immigrant grandparents from Germany and Russia. I probably would not exist if my grandparents hadn’t managed to get to America – there is a significant chance they would have been exterminated in World War I (Russia) or World War II (Germany). Please vote. Just so you know my bias before reading further, I’m voting for Hillary Clinton.
The UK is still hot for ecommerce
The Equity Kicker
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Germany, the next European country on the list, was two places behind the UK with $84bn spend. Germany has a population of 81m and the UK has 64m people. Us Brits are famously a nation of shoppers, and that’s translated into being a nation of online shoppers.
SoundCloud Is Ready to Run Ads
AUGUST 21, 2014
The Germany-based music company also will soon let artists collect royalties from songs played on its streaming service